Professor Ir. Dr. Hazlie Bin Mokhlis 

Hazlie Mokhlis  received the Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng. (Hons)) degree and Master of Engineering Science (M. Eng.Sc) in Electrical Engineering from University of Malaya in 1999 and 2003 respectively. He received PhD degree from the University of Manchester in 2009. He is currently Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya and Deputy Dean Higher Degree. He had held several positions; Deputy Dean Research (2013-2014), Deputy Dean Higher Degree (2014-2015) and Head of Department (2015-2017) at the Faculty of Engineering. Dr Hazlie is actively involved in research as a principle investigator with a total amount of research grant worth more than RM 2 million. He is the author and co-author of more than 200 publications in international journals and proceedings in the area of Power Systems and Energy. Up to now, he had successfully supervised to completion 17 PhD, 6 Master (by research) and 48 Master (by course work project) candidates. He also involves actively as reviewer for international journal such as IEEE transaction on Power Systems, IEEE transaction on Sustainable Energy, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Applied SoftComputing, Energy Conversion & Management, and several international conferences. Besides involve with research, he is also active in the development of Malaysian Standard as a member of Working Group in Development of Malaysian's Power System Analysis and Studies (WG6) and Expert Representative in IEC for project TC 8/PT 62786. His research interest includes fault location, network reconfiguration, islanding operation, islanding detection, and renewable energy. Prof Hazlie is a Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council UK and a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia. Currently he is Executive Committee for IEEE Power Energy Society Malaysia Chapter.  
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Associate Prof. Ir. Dr. Hazlee Azil Illias

Hazlee Azil Illias was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He received the Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Malaya, Malaysia in May 2006. Then, he immediately joined Freescale Semiconductors (M) Sdn. Bhd. as a product engineer before pursuing his PhD studies in January 2008. He obtained the PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom in May 2011. He was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya from July 2011 to January 2017. Since January 2017, he has been an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya. He was the Head of Department of Electrical Engineering from September 2013 to July 2014. Since joining the University of Malaya, he has received funding and grants of nearly RM 2.8M (~USD 0.88M), published more than 40 journal papers in ISI-indexed publications and 40 refereed conference papers and successfully supervised to completion of 3 PhD, 3 Master's Degree by research and 15 Master's Degree project (by coursework) candidates. He is an active reviewer for numerous high quality journals, which include IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery and Measurement. Since November 2011, he has been the Head of University of Malaya High Voltage Laboratory and Research Group. Since June 2015, he has been the Secretary of IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) Malaysia Chapter. He is currently a Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) and IEM (Institution of Engineers Malaysia), a registered Chartered Engineer (C.Eng) and a Professional Engineer (P.Eng). His main research interests include modelling and measurement of partial discharge phenomena in solid dielectric insulation, condition monitoring, insulation system diagnosis, lightning overvoltage, transmission line modelling, optimisation methods and artificial intelligence techniques.
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